January – March 2018

For a downloadable walks programme click HereRamblers Walk Programme January-March, 2018. A

January

6

Loch Fad & Kirk Dam

3 miles, easy, cafe

9.45 Discovery Center

Pat

13

West Island Way: S loop reversed from Kilchattan

8 miles, moderate, easy. Picnic/Cafe

9.45 bus south from Guildford Sq.

Gordon

20

Drumfrochar to Wemyss Bay or Inverkip

11 or 6 miles, moderate to easy. Picnic/Cafe

8.40 Ferry to Wemyss Bay

Jim C

27

Rothesay to Port Bannatyne circular, return via West Island Way

7 miles, moderate. Cafe

9.45 Discovery Center

Wendy

February

3

Cnocnicol wood to Rothesay via West Island Way

4.5 miles moderate, easy. Picnic/cafe

9.45 bus south Guildford Sq

Pat

10

Milhouse to Portavadie via Ascog Bay

9 miles moderate, Picnic/Cafe

8.19 bus north, Guilford Sq

Jim C

17

Cnocnicol to Kingarth via WIW & Kilchattan orchard

8 miles moderate

9.45 bus south Guildford Sq

Pat

24

Rothesay to Kingarth via Loch Fad 

8 miles moderate. Bring a Picnic finish at Hotel

9.45 Discovery Center

Pat

March

3

Gold medal route. Skipper wood-Golf course-Serpentine

3 miles, easy. Cafe

9.45 Discovery Center

Margaret

10

Inverary-Dun na Cuaiche viewpoint *

5 miles moderate, easy. Picnic/Cafe

9 am cars from Discovery Center

Wendy

17

Ettrick Bay to Straad & Ardroscadale circular *

6 miles, moderate. Picnic/Cafe

10 am cars from Discovery Center

Jim A

24

Colintraive-Fearnoch Hill circular

5 miles moderate, Picnic/Hotel

8.19 bus north from Guildford Sq

Jim C

31

West Island Way reverse: Loch Fad to Kingarth via Lord James's ride

8 miles moderate. Picnic/Hotel

9.45 from Discovery Center

Pat

  • 1) Walks can be changed or cancelled, if concerned, please check with walk leader.
  • 2) Where the start is by ferry, please meet in ferry terminal but do not purchase tickets or board ferry until the walk leader confirms that the walk is going ahead.
  • 3) Appropriate clothing, walking boots and something to eat and drink required.
  • 4) Only registered assistance dogs are permitted on walks.
  • 5) Moderate/Strenuous walks take place most Thursdays – contact Jim C (07502475922) or check blog on Isle of Bute Ramblers web site (above) for details.
  • 6) Walks marked with * mean you need to let the walk leader know your intention to walk about a week in advance to allow for sufficient cars.

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